Virtu KCG Holdings LLC boosted its holdings in AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by 143.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 131,384 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 77,520 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC’s holdings in AngloGold Ashanti Limited were worth $1,277,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Comerica Bank grew its position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 1.3% during the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 23,405 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $263,000 after purchasing an additional 306 shares in the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc grew its position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 1.2% during the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 25,360 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $273,000 after purchasing an additional 308 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can grew its position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 4.3% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 52,654 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $512,000 after purchasing an additional 2,176 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 11.3% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 55,611 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $541,000 after purchasing an additional 5,634 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management LLC grew its position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 3.4% during the second quarter. Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management LLC now owns 342,405 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $3,328,000 after purchasing an additional 11,146 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 32.76% of the company’s stock.

AU has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 4th. BidaskClub lowered AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $13.22.

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) opened at 9.29 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $9.69 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.62. AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a 52-week low of $8.89 and a 52-week high of $16.76. The stock’s market cap is $3.80 billion.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited Company Profile

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AngloGold Ashanti) is a gold mining company. The Company’s business activities span the spectrum of the mining value chain. Its main product is gold. Its portfolio includes over 17 mines in approximately nine countries. It also produces silver, uranium and sulfuric acid as by-products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU)

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